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Name: Java OOP: Exception Handling
ID: m44202
Language: English (en)
Summary: Baldwin discusses and illustrates many of the details having to do with exception handling in Java.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: abstract class, abstract method, assignment compability, behavior, casting, class, class method, class variable, constructor, encapsulation, extends, final, implements, inheritance, inner class, instance, instance method, instance variable, instantiate, interface, Java, method, method overloading, method overriding, object, object-oriented programming, OOP, polymorphism, primitive type, public, reference, reference type, signature, state, static initializer block, subclass, superclass, toString method, variable, void
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: R.G. (Dick) Baldwin (
Copyright Holders: R.G. (Dick) Baldwin (
Maintainers: R.G. (Dick) Baldwin (

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Jul 29, 2012 2:59 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Aug 8, 2012 11:20 pm +0000


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Version: 1.4 Jan 1, 2013 11:07 pm +0000 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin

Version: 1.3 Dec 12, 2012 7:48 am +0000 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
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Version: 1.2 Aug 8, 2012 11:20 pm +0000 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin Currently viewing this version.
Replaced a placeholder with a new module.

Version: 1.1 Jul 29, 2012 3:01 pm +0000 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
Published link to the original online version pending completion of the cnxml version.

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